Posted on 01/11/2021 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Regular readers of our C.S. Lakin posts know the value of bringing a scene’s setting to life. Her latest advice...

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Posted on 01/10/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Orna Ross of the Alliance of Independent Authors and Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn have both blogged about their...

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Posted on 01/09/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rush of the holidays is over, and for some of us, that means an energy crash — physical, mental,...

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Posted on 01/08/2021 at 11:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the wake of massive tragedies, the resumption of everyday or mundane activities can feel weird, especially if they’re public...

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Tagged As: Motivational

Posted on 01/07/2021 at 02:48 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Orna Ross is taking a different approach to her New Year’s post for the Alliance of Independent Authors. Rather than...

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Posted on 01/07/2021 at 09:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s year-in-review series has arrived at the topic of audiobooks. In an oddly refreshing departure from other posts...

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Posted on 01/06/2021 at 11:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Finishing projects that you began but abandoned certainly fits in the can-do mood of a year’s early days. Sometimes, though,...

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Tagged As: Writing advice

Posted on 01/05/2021 at 03:08 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Trust us — when we share Grammar Girl posts, we’re not doing it out of a smug sense of superiority....

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 01/05/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve all set a New Year’s resolution that never amounted to anything — we’re all human, after all. Chances are...

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Posted on 01/04/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The first thing you should know about self-editing is that it doesn’t replace a professional editor, says David Gaughran. What...

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Tagged As: David Gaughran, Editing